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How we plan to help members respond to 'the consultations'

19 Feb 2019 |
Lee Marshall, LARAC CEO

When not talking rubbish, I am probably on a hockey pitch somewhere, mainly as a coach. On the pitch success can be measured in many different ways, one team's defeat can be the other team’s victory and small developments by an individual player can feel like the biggest step forward ever.

Material world for textile reuse

18 Feb 2019 |
Andrew McCaffery, Director of Consulting, Valpak

In December, the government published its long-awaited Our Waste, Our Resources, a Strategy for England.

Brexit: Local Authorities and industry need certainty

15 Feb 2019 |
Paul Taylor, CEO at FCC Environment

Over the last few months, the Brexit process has been increasingly characterised by one word: uncertainty. With Parliament still unable to agree a way forward, and Theresa May currently being forced to go back to the negotiation drawing board, businesses and the public alike remain unclear on what ‘Brexit’ will actually look like in practice.

Still waiting ....

5 Feb 2019 |
Carole Taylor, LARAC Chair

Well that was January – and no sign of any of the big three consultations that were due to be released following the publication of the waste strategy (EPR, DRS and consistency).

Tidying up Textiles Recycling with WISH

5 Feb 2019 |
Ashley Wild, LARAC H&S spokesperson

I’ve recently been involved with the WISH Working Group for Health & Safety in the Textiles Recycling Industry. One of 25 different working groups currently operating under WISH to improve Health & Safety across our industry.